Villaraigosa Wants To Extend Half-Cent Sales Tax Indefinitely

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants an extra half cent sales tax in Los Angeles County to continue indefinitely to help speed up transit projects.


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Report: Congested Freeways Cost Drivers $100 Billion A Year In Wasted Fuel, Time

Sitting in traffic is costing Southern Californians a lot of money.


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LAUSD To Sue Calif. Over $38M In Cuts To Its Transportation Program

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to file a lawsuit against the state Wednesday in hopes of blocking $38 million in cuts to its transportation program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2011


Rapid Transit Line Breaks Ground In San Bernardino

A $192 million bus rapid transit line broke ground Thursday in San Bernardino.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2011

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Concierge Fulfills The Unusual Requests Of The Rich And Famous

Think of just about any outlandish request and Beverly Hills hotel concierge James Little claims he can make it happen.


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Sinkhole Shuts Down Street In San Pedro

Officials were circumventing motorists around a sinkhole in San Pedro Monday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2011


Metro Green Line Gets Green Light For LAX Expansion Project

Metro has been given a green light to expand its green line rail service to new neighborhoods.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2011

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Extend Commuter Train Lines To LAX? Public Asked To Weigh In

Some options being considered include extending the Green Line or rerouting the yet-to-be-built Crenshaw Line to the airport instead.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/23/2011

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Villaraigosa Lobbies For Transportation Funds On Capitol Hill

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa lobbied for transportation funds on Capitol Hill Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2011

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How Much Will It Cost To Raise A Child In 2011?

The cost of raising a child continues to climb and parents starting a family this year should be prepared to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars before their kid even turns 18.



Drivers Who Know How To Work System Make Parking Tickets Disappear

The city Department of Transportation has a special “gold card desk” for the mayor and City Council members to call about reviewing parking tickets on behalf of constituents, according to an audit released Thursday by City Controller Wendy Greuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2011

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Villaraigosa Back Trolling For Transportation Cash In DC

The mayor makes his sixth stop since September on Capitol Hill in order to secure funding for a planned high-speed rail system.


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Villaraigosa Back In Washington, Promoting Transportation Plan

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be in the nation’s capitol Thursday to meet with lawmakers about his national jobs and transportation plan, America Fast Forward.


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Mayor: ‘Doom And Gloom’ Won’t Stop Transportation Funding

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants members of Congress to know that despite the sour economy, he’s bullish on the future of L.A. transportation.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/23/2011


Angeles Crest Highway To Reopen Following Storm Damage

A portion of forest road damaged from storms that hit Southern California will reopen after a year of repairs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011